Garcinia cambogia is popular worldwide as a weight loss supplement which has number of common names.  In Sri Lanka it known as Goraka, is a mandatory ingredient in Sri Lankan cuisine. Garcinia is a tropical fruit that native to some tropical countries such as Sri Lanka. But recently it became a medicine and a supplement because of its well-known medical properties. Because the fruit contains the chemical hydroxycitric acid (HCA) which provides the impressive weight loss results. The acid can be considered as the main active ingredient in the fruit. It helps to block body’s ability to make fat and also there are plenty of other health benefits.



  • Increase metabolism
  • Contains anti-cancer properties such as Xanthones
  • Boost energy levels
  • Treat worms and parasites
  • Fight depression
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Regulate blood sugar
  • Control appetite
  • Reduce stress